An icon of Kokura, boasting dignified beauty
The castle, which was originally built in 1602 by Hosokawa Tadaoki, reopened in March 2019 with completely renovated exhibits in the castle tower. In the nearby Kokura Castle Japanese Garden, you can experience Japanese culture, such as traditional manners and tea ceremonies.
|Address||2-1 Jonai, Kokurakita-ku, Kitakyushu City|
|Access||Approx. 10 min. on foot from JR Nishikokura Station|
|Hours||April to October - 9 a.m. to 6 p.m.; November to March - 9 a.m. to 5 p.m (entry allowed 30 minutes before the closing time)
|Admission||Adults - 350 yen; senior and junior high school students - 200 yen; elementary school students - 100 yen (20% discount for groups of 30 persons or more)|